Park Ji-sung has misgivings about jetting out for Asian Cup after his Manchester United winner

14 December 2010 01:21
Manchester United match-winner Park Ji-sung admits he has 'mixed feelings' about travelling to compete in the Asian Cup.[LNB]Following Monday night's 1-0 win over Arsenal, United boss Sir Alex Ferguson revealed the popular South Korean will miss seven matches once he flies back home after the Boxing Day clash with Sunderland.[LNB]If the Koreans are knocked out of the Cup the three-week tournament in Qatar early, Park will be back sooner. [LNB] Bright spark: Park Ji-Sung celebrates after bagging the winner against Arsenal in the clash at Old Trafford[LNB]But as one of the favourites to lift the trophy that seems unlikely and means Ferguson will badly miss the services of Park.[LNB]'I have mixed feelings about the Asian Cup,' said Park. 'At the moment I am playing with confidence, so I do feel a bit strange about going.[LNB]'But I am always happy to join my national team as well. Even without me Manchester United have enough players to keep winning, so I will concentrate on the national team and then focus on Manchester United.'[LNB]Park's first-half header against Arsenal was the fourth time he has scored against them - considering he 29-year-old's overall tally since he moved from PSV Eindhoven in 2005 is just 22.[LNB]The latest effort was amongst the most spectacular as he had to act fast to change his body position as Nani's right-wing cross bounced down off Gael Clichy.[LNB]'It was a strange goal,' he said. 'The ball changed direction so I had to move suddenly.[LNB]'I thought it was going to hit the post. But finally it went in and I was able to celebrate. It was a good goal for me and the team.'[LNB] Rio Ferdinand claims win over Arsenal has given Manchester United the edge in title race Park Ji-sung's magic touch takes Manchester United back to the top as Wenger whinges MANCHESTER UNITED FC

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